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LinuxDevices: Palm's New LifeDrive has 4GB HDD--But Where's the Linux?

May 21, 2005, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])

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"PalmOne is shipping its first harddrive-equipped PDA. Despite rumors the LifeDrive would run Linux, it runs Palm OS 5 (Garnet). However, the device seems to have a Linux-friendly design, and is likely to run Linux soon, whether supplied by PalmOne's sister company PalmSource, or by Linux hobbyists.

"An early review at PC Magazine suggests that the LifeDrive has poor multi-tasking capabilities--traditionally a weakness of Palm OS, and a Linux strength..."

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